This is the first Haiku alpha 1 status update. The goal of this status update is to provide information on how the project is going. There has recently been an consensus that it was about time to start preparing a first alpha for a myriad of reasons. To me personally, the fact that it is about time to show off the enormous amount of work that has been put in the project the past number of years. Another good reason - in my opinion - is to get everyone behind one goal: preparing the code for a first release.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.haiku-os.org/blog/nielx/2008-03-22_haiku_alpha_1_status_update_1/